The Business of Cake Making Podcast
Ep 51 - Kendra Groves, Wild Child Cakes

Ep 51 - Kendra Groves, Wild Child Cakes

May 16, 2022

This episode we are chatting to Kendra Groves, owner of Wild Child Cakes, and Instagram and Tik Tok sensation!

She explains how finding her own style and creative genius led to her success on Social Media. She is fun, enthusiastic, colourful and amazing to listen to.

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Full Shownotes can be found at https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Ep 50 - Stefani Pollack from BakeFest

Ep 50 - Stefani Pollack from BakeFest

May 9, 2022

In this Bonus Episode we are talking to Stafani Pollack, founder of Bake Fest. In it's 2nd year, Bake Fest brings together influencers and instructors for all aspects of the Baking World in a 2 day online event on May 21st and 22nd.

Stefani explain how Bake Fest works and who is going to be there.

For more information for to https://www.thebakefest.com/

For a 10% discount of ticket prices include the Discount Code 'BusinesofCake10'.

For full shownotes for this episode visit: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

 

Ep 49 - Zoom Cake Consultations

Ep 49 - Zoom Cake Consultations

May 2, 2022

There have been many forced changes over the last couple of years to how we run our businesses due to Covid. One that Bronya and Sammie think is a good thing is the acceptance of Zoom! 

In this episode we talk about how we conduct consultations online, how we've come to be really comfortable with it and what both the advantages and disadvantages are.

 

Ep 48 - Cake Professionals. The Regionals. What did we learn

Ep 48 - Cake Professionals. The Regionals. What did we learn

April 18, 2022

After attending The Cake Professionals, The Regionals in this episode we do a quick round up of the day. It was an amazing day with so much to learn, and whilst we don't want to totally repeat everything from the day there were definitely a few stand out things that we wanted to share.

We can't wait until next year's conference in March.

Ep 47 - Selling to Cafes and Coffee Shops

Ep 47 - Selling to Cafes and Coffee Shops

April 4, 2022

Both Bronya and Sammie have experience of selling cakes and bakes to cafes and coffee shops. Sometimes it's been successful, sometimes not.

In this episode we talk about our experience of selling via a third party, and why we've sometimes turned contracts down.

Here us talk about the things to think about if you get approached to bake for cafes and coffee shops.

Show notes can be found here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Ep 46 - RudeCookies

Ep 46 - RudeCookies

March 21, 2022

This episode we chat to Magda and Aga from Rude Cookies. In business together for just 1 year, and never really expecting this to be a full flourishing business they are already looking to expand because they are so busy.

What they do is exceptionally niche and a lesson in why niching down can be so successful.

For full show notes go to: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Ep 45 - Christine from The Cake Professionals

Ep 45 - Christine from The Cake Professionals

March 7, 2022

This episode we have a returning guest. Christine from the Cake Professionals has come back to chat about The Regionals that are being held in March and April. However, like all good conversations, we also chatted about why cake makers should educate themselves about how to run a small business and value their worth as cake makers, as well as a few small hints and tips like putting your cake dummies in the dishwasher instead of the bath to clean them.

 

Ep 44 - Lucy Burton author of Postal Bakes

Ep 44 - Lucy Burton author of Postal Bakes

February 21, 2022

Ever wondered what goes into writing a cookbook? In this episode we speak to Lucy Burton who over lockdown sold bakes by post. Knowing this was a great idea she wrote a book proposal and her book 'Postal Bakes' is released this coming May - quite the whirlwind!

For shownotes visit: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Ep 43 - Recipe Development

Ep 43 - Recipe Development

February 7, 2022

This episode we talk about how we introduce new flavours into tried and tested recipes. Rather than starting afresh and having to trial every new flavour a client may want, having a basic vanilla cake that you can add extras to will help hugely.

For all the show notes visit: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

Ep 42 - Claire from Beyond the Oven talking about Tax and Finance

Ep 42 - Claire from Beyond the Oven talking about Tax and Finance

January 24, 2022

We know that as Cake Makers and Creatives, the thought of doing our Tax Return often fills us with dread. So, to debunk things and make life a little more understandable we invited Claire From Beyond the Oven to come and chat all things Tax and Finance.

Claire is an Accountant who specialises in dealing with Cake Makers, so know it's not a job we love, and knows how to explain things in a way that is fully understandable.

Shownotes and clink can be found here: https://daisycakecompany.co.uk/the-business-of-cake-making-podcast/

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